7.06 Cell Biology

As taught in: Spring 2007

Animal cell with organelles labelled.

An illustration of the structure of an animal cell. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Hidde Ploegh

Prof. Terry Orr-Weaver

Course Features

Course Description

This course deals with the biology of cells of higher organisms: The structure, function, and biosynthesis of cellular membranes and organelles; cell growth and oncogenic transformation; transport, receptors, and cell signaling; the cytoskeleton, the extracellular matrix, and cell movements; chromatin structure and RNA synthesis.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .swf.